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lead-free
American English: /lɛdˈfri/
British English: /lɛdˈfriː/

Translation of lead-free in Spanish:

adjective

  • sin plomo
    Example sentences
    • This may be caused by carcinogenic additives to lead-free petrol such as benzene.
    • Pakistan, India, and Bangladesh have now all recently switched to lead-free petrol (after different phase-ins in the three countries), thereby reducing lead levels substantially in the atmosphere.
    • A precedent for the scheme was established when the development agency was involved in subsidising the installation of lead-free petrol pumps in remote areas in the 1980s - but this time the fuel companies are eager to be involved.

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